Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

Darrell Kriplean Elected to Local Pension Board

PLEA Treasurer Darrell Kriplean was recently elected to serve on the City of Phoenix’s Local Pension Board representing all sworn Phoenix Police Officers, regardless of rank.

Under Arizona Revised Statutes, employers participating in the Public Safety Retirement System, PSPRS, form …

City and PD move to spend $149K on Shooting Study

On Wednesday June 14, 2018, the Phoenix City Council Public Safety Subcommittee had its monthly meeting.  One of the agenda items was a request, made under emergency conditions, from the Police Department to pay $149,000 to the Police Foundation out …

River Rock Dodge-ball Chapter 2 (the update)

On February 20, 2018, we published an article titled “River Rock Dodge Ball” which profiled a use of force incident from December 26, 2015 when an officer and a sergeant from the Cactus Park Precinct confronted a violent adult male …

PLEA Partners with the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

On April 1, 2018 PLEA met with the men of the Phoenix chapter of  Omega Psi Phi which is the one of the oldest black collegiate fraternities in America.  This organization has taken on as its mission, reaching out to …

The Danger of Altering Use of Force Standards

The Force Science Institute recently sent an e-mail newsletter update on the move afoot in some parts of the country driven by activist groups to change the standards under which police use of force is judged.  The 1989 Supreme Court …

Auto Purchase Discount Benefit

PLEA has been partnered with  Avondale Nissan for just over a year and members have enjoyed a hassle-free buying experience when purchasing new and used vehicles from Executive Sales Consultant Louie Boria 

Anyone who has ever purchased a …

Governor Ducey Signs the “Officer Craig Tiger Act”

On June 4, 2012, Phoenix Police Officer Craig Tiger was involved in an on-duty lethal force encounter where he shot and killed a suspect threatening citizens and police officers at a City park with a baseball bat.  Officer Tiger began …

Help Solve the Phoenix Police Manpower Crisis!

Criminals continue to grow more violent. Every day, the men and women on the front lines in the City of Phoenix face a full-on assault from the criminal element in our city. You and your family continue to be at …